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CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
diabetic can i welcome the fact that last year the prime minister lit up number 10 for the first time on world diabetes day? one-third of all the prime minister leaders have got either, are either obese or their overweight. yet they consume cans of coke and pepsi that contain up to eight teaspoons of sugar. what steps is the prime minister imposing to take to engage manufacturers in the war against sugar? if we don't act now, the next generation will be overwhelmed by diabetes epidemic. >> i think the right honorable friend is absolutely right to raise this issue. it is one of the biggest health challenges that we face in our country, a public health challenge that we face. he's right to highlight the problem of excessive eating of sugar. that is why we challenge business to a responsibility deal to try to reduce levels of sugar, and that has had some effect. what we have in place that is a diabetes action plan which is about how we improve early diagnosis can how we better integrate care, how we provide better support. but, frankly, this is one of those health challenges that is not jus
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
and diabetic agnostics. different testings that looks at all of the different things. you can monitor your help in a variety -- your health in a variety of different ways. >> anita hix, director of marketing at qualcomm. one of the most talked about and look at items here at ces international 2013 is made by a company called maker bot. we had the ceo of this company. what are we looking at here? >> the next up in revolution. maker bot is an innovation company. we empower people to change the future. >> that said, what are we looking at as far as the equipment? >> what we have this year at c es is the next generation of mega bot 3-d printer. we had the replicator otoo. we have also got the maker bot replicator 2x, which is experimental. it has more challenging material. these two tools empower people to make things. it works by building up layers of plastic until your model is done and then you take it out of the mega bot and you have something. >> this printer over here is actually working right now, correct? >> right. it finished its 3-d model. it is cooling down. this is the
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
cancer and diabetes and heart disease, when we talk about mental illness, we are talking about illnesses that began early in life. these are in fact chronic disorders of young people, and it requires a different mindset when you think about how you detect, intervene, make sure that you can make a difference. that is one of the reasons these disorders have the highest disability rating or the highest morbidity overall -- because they start early and tend to be chronic. we know these are treatable disorders, but there is a significant delay in getting treatment, and even those young people who have these most severe illnesses like schizophrenia -- on average, the delay between the onset of symptoms and when they get diagnosed and treated is somewhere between one or two years, which seems extraordinary because you are talking about a sentence that seem disabling and obvious. it is especially unfortunate because we've learned that the secret to having the best outcomes is early detection and early intervention. that is what biomedical research has taught us. you have to get early -
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 9:30pm EST
real problems, smoking, diabetes, other issues that are going to be enormous pressures on health service in the long run. >> we have heard, the house has heard the prime minister is looking forward to making people from national and international banks the next few days. when will he visit a food bank? >> first of all let me once again praise what food banks do in our country, and let me point out to the honorable member that the use of food banks increased 10 times under the last labour government. >> will be prime minister join me in paying tribute to all the athletes who took part in the british -- held in my constituency? will be prime minister encourage people to register which will help us save lives of? >> i certainly could be to all those who took part in the british transplant games into the many volunteers who made these games such a success. i think gillian did a fantastic job in hosting the games. is quite right to raise this issue. they are a testament to the benefit of transplantation and i would encourage people to do as he says. >> seventy-seven of our young peopl
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am EST
high burden of folks with diabetes or heart problems that are going to raise my cost, i can theoretically tap some of the pool of money, i believe it is $12 million in the first year. that will be used -- i might recording and under -- and my record an underwriting loss of that happened or tap the $63 pool and will ease my finances. as libby points out, that it's phased out and only a temporary measure as we start to see where the new types of patients will end up. host: you really think it will get phased out? guest: i do. it is a legitimate question about a lot of these revenues in taxes, but one of the wild cards about the affordable care act is these new population, 30 million americans, these are folks who do not have insurance now, and by definition they are sort of a black box for the insurance company. insurance companies are very good at underwriting risks for people they already have as members, people who are not members it will be a big question mark. the insurance companies are a little worried about that. i think it would be difficult to have. there was a lot o
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
family history of diabetes who has never seen a doctor. actually did not know they could get a sliding fee discount because of their income. i think a lot is outreach and enrollment, understanding cultural issues as well as being able to get them into care. >> let me switch and touch on another very important issue, in terms of how we determine reimbursement rates for physicians. and that is he the [indiscernible] it is an organization which plays an enormously important role in determining how much specialists will make and how much primary care physicians will make. apparently, we have an organization which is kind of top-heavy with people in the specialties, and weak in terms of representing primary care physicians. is this an important issue? >> a key issue -- when we talk globally about the idea of pay inequity, how do we get a handle on it? since medicare is the largest single payer, and historically many private careers key of medicare in a variety of ways, managing the medicare conundrum around the pay gap would be central to reforming the system. at the center of it is this co
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 6:30pm EST
about -- today, it is all about aging and affluence and diabetes and health care. for the future, it must connect to the internet. mobile internet is the most important technology on the planet. and it has to serve the largest group of health-care workers in the world. and that is not doctors and nurses. they are outnumbered 10 to one by informal family caregivers. that is, you and the caring for kids, our parents, our brothers and sisters. that is a group that has to address, consumers. and number three, number one engagement transaction for consumers that they do every day, that they think and they believe and they know will keep them well is to swallow their daily pill. if you think about these massive transitions that have occurred in financial services, retail, commerce, the key is to find a transaction that consumers already engaged in that that is something they want or need to do. just like in financial services, they digitize banking by having people pay their bills and trade their stocks on line. we have digitized health care by having people swallow their medicine and see
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 1:00am EST
health, counseling for pre-diabetics. 10 groups of 10 people. the really cool thing is a lot of people who go through the program not only lose weight but they want to become counselors. so we are solving unemployment as low as diabetes. >> often the data geeks' want to measure every step. these are consumer devices for tracking are raped and emotion. -- tracking your heart rate and emotions. we don't want to let health-care technologies to get in the way. we want to enable the patient/doctor relationship. if you can walk in and see me and i already have your activities and problems, we can have a much more focused visit. >> one last question before we take questions from the audience. who owns the data, that question is becoming increasingly important. and implanted devices that generate a more complex in of information about your health condition. how do you see that debate evolving? >> yuka as an individual should own your own data and decide to share it, hopefully, safely on line. my friend developed a defibrillator and the company will not give him the credit. there have been priz
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:30am EST
as smoking, diabetes, and other issues. >> the house that -- has heard the prime minister is looking forward to meeting people from national and international banks. when will he visit a food bank? >> let me once again praise what the banks do in our country and let me point out to the honorable gentleman that the use of food banks increased 10 times under the last labor government. >> will the prime minister dominique in paying to beat all the athletes who took part in the british transplant games held in my constituency? linked to that, will he encourage people to register for organ donation, which will help to save lives? >> i certainly take all those who took part in the british transplant games and to the many volunteers who made these games such a success. dealing hemet did a fantastic job and hosting the games. -- gillingham did a fantastic job >> 77 of warrington's young people with the most complex special needs a seeing without places next year because of government cuts to post-16-needs funding. why should the most vulnerable young people in my constituency bid pri
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 8:00pm EST
. it's a combination of online and human. it's counseling for free diabetics. one counselor can tend 10 groups of 10 people. the really cool thing is a lot of the people not only lose weight but they want to become counselors. so we're solving unemployment as well as diabetes. >> i thinkest they're mentioned the quantity fide health movement. these are consumer devices for tracking heart rate and motion. but soon a cardiology will describe one. it will be incentivized because they might have lower health insurance premiums and it knows that you checked into the gym versus mcdonald's. it can start to enable the patient-doctor relationship. you won't want to see the doctor. if i can see them i can have a follow-up vs. taking a half day out of work. >> one last question before we take questions from the audience. the question of who knows this data is become increasingly important as we talk about tidbits that you can buy at your corner store but also implanted devices that have a more complex stream of information about your health conditions. how do you see that debate evolving? who shou
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2013 10:00am EST
. it is cancelling for pre diabetics. 10 groups of 10 people -- the really cool thing is a lot of the people not only will lose weight but they want to be prominent counselors. so we are solving unemployment. >> ester mentions the quantified self movement. these are consumer devices track heart rate and motion today, would soon a cardiologists will be able to track a heart patient. the patient will have a dashboard, may have lower insurance premiums. we do not want to let health- care technology to get in the way. you can start to enable the patient-doctor relationship. we do not want to see the same doctor with the same number two pencil form for patients. i can have a more focused visit and maybe some telemedicine follow up. >> we have a limited amount of time, so one last question before we take questions from the audience. it is increasingly important not just about what you can buy at your corner store, also devices that work with a stream of information about your health condition. how do you see that debate evolving? who should have that did and why don't patients have it now?
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am EST
help but the -- but the mental. diabetes is a great experience. one of the most six offensive ones we face today. some of this is hereditary. a lot is what we do to our body. >> he spoke about the unneeded use of medical services and irrational spending. do you believe that is due to a fall in the health-care system? >> there is a flop. there are two aspects that really has gotten us to where we are. one is the fragmented nature. their only caring about their own. the second aspect is we pay for what we do. an individual that owns and imaging device. the outcome is a healthy person. what needs to happen is moving payments to not what you'd do but if it is the effect of what you have. when i talk about medicare we are not motivated to do more mri's we are trying to get him to help more effectively. we are trying to piece will individual services as opposed to paying for the outcome -- piecemeal individual services as opposed to paying for the outcome alone. >> how about a silo of the young people? with the affordable care acted do you think there is an understanding among that gener
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 10:00am EST
on treating each and every year. whether it's diabetes, alzheimer's, parkinson's, if we came up with a cure for these types of diseases, think about where we'd be then and where we could put additional resources into the vital areas our goth needs to fund. i am optimistic, mr. speaker, i'm optimist exthat our best days are ahead and i also know people are fed up with the idea of partisanship and i fear we're going further partisan that we're anchoring to the extremes as opposed to coming to the center. my hope is that this body can focus more on what we agree on as opposed to what we disagree on. that's what the american public is looking for. that's what i hope this congress can flish in the 113th and beyond. i want to take this last moment to thank so many of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle for their friendship, for their support, and i certainly look forward to continuing the friendship in future years. thank you and i yield back. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from new york, mrs. lowey, for 2 1/2 minutes.
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
great recession. black and hispanics lost more. modern health scourges like obesity and diabetes have hit all of america heart, but african-americans harder. our china like rates of incarceration are slowly being desperate getting to trouble the consciousness of the opinion making class. i have been a reality for the life of black families where every son or father will be behind bars according to a system--statistics. we will talk frankly about questions of race. where is america now a century and a half after lincoln signed that emancipation proclamation question mark have we progressed as much as we like to think? what disparities do people of color still face? what might president obama compass in his second term to narrow these disparities? in an age of mass dollar ability, --downward mobility, policies help minorities? i urge you to take a look at wa shingotnmonthly.com. douglas blackmon is chair of the miller center for them at the university of virginia and eight correspondent at "the washington post." his book, "slavery by another name: the re-enslavement of black americans f
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 10:30pm EST
incomes, blacks and hispanics lost far more. modern health scourges like obesity and diabetes have hit all of america heart, but african-americans much harder. our china-like rates of incarceration are slowly being beginning to trouble the consciousness of the opinion- making class. they have been a reality for the life of black families where every son or father is, has been, or someday will be behind bars according to statistics. today, we will talk frankly about questions of race. where is america now a century and a half after lincoln signed that emancipation proclamation? have we progressed as much as we like to think? what disparities in health, wealth, education, and incarceration do people of color still face? what might president obama accomplish in his second term to narrow these disparities? in an age of mass downward mobility, can policies that help minorities also help the majority? we have a spectacular panel today, many of whom contributed to this last issue of "washington monthly." i urge you to take a look at washingotnmonthly.com. douglas blackmon is chair of the
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 3:55pm EST
social norms will change. second is health. it is cancelling for pre diabetics. 10 groups of 10 people -- the really cool thing is a lot of the people not only will lose weight but they want to be prominent counselors. so we are solving unemployment. >> ester mentions the quantified self movement. these are consumer devices track heart rate and motion today, would soon a cardiologists will be able to track a heart patient. the patient will have a dashboard, may have lower insurance premiums. we do not want to let health- care technology to get in the way. you can start to enable the patient-doctor relationship. we do not want to see the same doctor with the same number two pencil form for patients. i can have a more focused visit and maybe some telemedicine follow up. >> we have a limited amount of time, so one last question before we take questions from the audience. it is increasingly important not just about what you can buy at your corner store, also devices that work with a stream of information about your health condition. how do you see that debate evolving? who should ha
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 10:00am EST
family of diabetes. he comes in and does not know that they can get care at a community health care. a lot of it is out of reach and enrollment into understanding both the cultural issues as well as being able to get them into care. >> let me switch gears and touch upon another very important issue in terms of how we determine reimbursement rates for physicians. that is the rock, which is not a household word through america, an organization that plays an important role in determining how specialists -- how much primary-care physicians will make. we have an organization that is top heavy with people in specialties. is this an important issue? >> when we talk globally about the idea of inequity, how do we get a handle on it? medicare is the largest single care and historically many cares key off medicare, managing the conundrum around the pay gap would be central to reforming the whole system. it is well wired in the sense that it has been this way for a long time. there are a variety of approaches to it. you have lurking under it the question of do you raise the floor or bring the ceil
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm EST
their participation. an example of that is leaving copays for diabetics who take their medication. -- is waving copays for diabetics who take their medication. i want to get to two points. employers are very interested in the delivery system. what i have talked about is the employer benefit design the savvy the employee. -- benefit designed visa-a-vis the employee. the same principles apply about those market forces. it is a big move to show the kind of prices you see. this was derived by a group calling doctors' offices and calling the different providers of the services -- you see this gigantic variation in price for something as simple as a sore throat. i show this because i know we are not going to save the system by shocking people by sore throats, and i'm showing it because nobody knew it existed. we put in a high lease -- we put in a plan when i was an electorate and an engineer called me. he said, i might or might not like the high deductible plan. but you cannot put one of those in and show this kind of price difference. i could not find it from your team, i had to call a
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
nutrition? diabetes? where is long-term care for the widows in this country? i will not allow planned parenthood and the rest of the crew to get away with talking women's health because dain -- women's health. have you ever -- i have been a politics for 25 years. i have never in my life hurt anybody talk about men's issues. have you? i've never heard the phrase in my life. what exactly is a woman's issue? stop talking about women's issues. we believe women can talk about all issues. including economic issues. i think we cede that crummy allow the debate to be waged on the floor -- that ground where we allow the debate to be waged on the floor. >> why do we cede that around? why are we so defensive? women candidates are so defensive when they could be the best at turning the tables. >> i do not know what it was specifically this election cycle. we do train our candidate to from time to time. this was not do with that said, i think that's so many people on the conservative side of the aisle or so sure this was going to be about nothing but the economy. even though everybody did say comi
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
things like dialysis and renal failure treatment and diabetes -- who does that effect? we understand clearly that our caucus is not always on outside. they get so caught up in all of the middle class of this and that -- let me say that the congressional black caucus just had its retreat today. we said, we are not going to go for raising the age of medicare. we're not going for putting social security on the table. we know that just increases the poverty in this country. >> since you went there, and i want to be transparent and always authentic in these conversations to make progress -- you are the new chair of the congressional black caucus, stuff that you now and saying stuff -- you have seen as reported everywhere. the first black president, barack obama, and the congressional black caucus had an interesting dance you or do and in the first term. you can read about it at a variety of sources -- there was some tension between the white house and the congressional black caucus. you all decided you were going to go out anyway and create your own jobs. he went around the country and se
CSPAN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm EST
cutting things like dialysis and renal failure treatment and diabetes -- who does that affect? we understand clearly that our caucus is not always on outside. they get so caught up in all of the middle class of this and that -- let me say that the congressional black caucus just had its retreat today. we said, we are not going to go for raising the age of medicare. puttingt going for social security on the table. we know that just increases the poverty in this country. >> since you went there, and i want to be transparent and always authentic in these conversations to make progress -- you are the new chair of the congressional black caucus, stuff that you now and saying stuff -- you have seen it reported everywhere. the first black president, barack obama, and the congressional black caucus had an interesting dance you or were doing in the first term. you can read about it at a variety of sources -- there was some tension between the white house and the congressional black caucus. you all decided you were going to go out anyway and create your own jobs. he went around the country
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